0:00 Intro 0:20 New Content Summary 5:43 New Features Summary 8:12 What is Band-in-a-Box? 10:30 Basics of Partial Re-generation 14:28 Partial re-generation Options window 20:04 Changing RealTracks using Partial Re-generation 23:01 Editing RealTracks (copy/paste/erase) 27:38 More partial re-generation (Bootcamp 1 excerpt) 28:25 Playable RealDrums 34:45 Editing in the Piano Roll (highlighting and velocity) 38:02 RealDrum Fill with Playable RealDrums (Bootcamp 1 excerpt) 40:15 SynthMaster player 41:10 Chord track feature with SynthMaster & arpeggiator sounds (Bootcamp 2 excerpt) 50:26 Adjust octave of notes to fit note range (Bootcamp 2 excerpt) 52:12 Playable MIDI SuperTracks with SynthMaster 56:40 Master Track Volume Automation 59:29 RealTracks Stems (Bootcamp 1 excerpt) 1:04:31 RealTracks Stems, Crooner Jazz Horn Section Stems 1:07:13 Custom RealDrums Fills 1:08:53 Help for "Styles not found" 1:10:23 StylePicker enhancements: -EZ-RealTracks/RealDrums folders -Rebuild shows progress bar 1:12:19 RealTracks & RealDrums picker enhancements: -column for stems -filter for stems -right-click menu, various items -favorites/frequently used dialog improvements 1:15:38 Auto-save Band-in-a-Box song files 1:17:07 Copy Songs To Text feature enhancements 1:17:56 SongPicker enhancements 1:18:13 Display options enhancements 1:18:28 Option to hide red lines for bar settings 1:18:56 Generate intros can use chords from current song 1:19:22 Track right-click menu additions (Bootcamp 1 excerpt) 1:20:51 What add-ons do I have? additional information 1:21:02 Live audio input monitoring (Bootcamp 2 excerpt)
Review - Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows is Overflowing with Features!
Dennis posted his very thorough Band-in-a-Box® review recently, where he dives into some of the new features added with version 2023: Sound-Guy's Band-in-a-Box Review
Read his thoughts on the Download & Install Manager, partial track regeneration, Playable RealTracks, Audio Editing, the addition of SynthMaster, the VST DAW Plugin, and more!
"Band-in-a-Box continues to be an expansive musical tool-set for both novice and experienced musicians to compose, arrange and mix songs, as well as an extensive educational resource. It is, without negative connotation, a monster of a program. Yet, so is any DAW that I have used. No DAW can do some of the things BIAB does, while BIAB can do a lot that DAWs do."
Band-in-a-Box® Tutorials for Low-vision and Blind Program Users
Our friends at EyesFree_Tutorials have just released their Band-in-a-Box Tutorials, Bundle 2!
Created for low-vision and blind program users, this collection of Band-in-a-Box for Windows tutorials includes 31 audio instruction files and 19 music files for practice, plus help documents. Specific topics include "ABACA, let's make a song form," "Recording melody and lead-in," "Playing and editing: part markers; the handy clipboard. The play function. Search and replace," and more!
Learn more about their new tutorials, and connect with Roy & Gudrun to order the Band-in-a-Box Tutorials, Bundle 2 here.
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We will be constantly updating the resources for this powerful addition to our website based on suggestions & feedback, as well as all of the questions that have been asked by program users and website visitors.
Videos! Get To Know XPro Styles PAK 5 & Xtra Styles PAK 16 for Band-in-a-Box® 2023
XPro Styles PAK 5 adds 75 new RealStyles for rock, pop, jazz, funk, and country, and 25 styles based around MIDI SuperTracks that utilize the SynthMaster plugin!
Here's just a taste of what XPro Styles PAK 5 has in store: electronic Latin funk, spacey dancehall grooves, soulful Americana ballads, heavy house beats, vibin' cool jazz, rollicking country train beats, playful pop country jams, gritty blues rock, modern disco funk, moody synthwave, subdued bossa nova, lo-fi jazz, and many more! Pick up XPro Styles PAK 5 today!
What are XPro Styles PAKs?
XPro Styles PAKs are styles that work with any version (Pro, MegaPAK, UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, Audiophile Edition) of Band-in-a-Box® 2023 (or higher). Each PAK includes over 100 styles!
XPro Styles PAKs aren't exclusive to Pro users, there's a huge range of RealStyles available for everyone - even Audiophile customers! That's right, XPro Styles PAKs can be used with ANYBand-in-a-Box® 2023 package!
Xtra Styles PAK 16 includes an absolute plethora of styles... 200 to be exact! 50 new styles each for Jazz, Country, Rock & Pop, and Praise & Worship!
Take a gander at what you can expect to find: modern disco funk, exciting gospel shout, busy jazz fusion, soulful R&B ballads, various Americana styles, modern pop country, blistering heavy metal, uplifting worship rock, lo-fi hip hop, a plethora of progressive rock, old-timey autoharp, modern surf rock, and many more!
What are Xtra Styles PAKs?
Xtra Styles PAKs are styles that work with the UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, or Audiophile Edition of Band-in-a-Box® 2023 (or higher). With over 2,600 styles included in Xtra Styles PAKs 1-16, the possibilities are endless!
Xtra Styles PAK 16 requires the UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, or Audiophile Edition of Band-in-a-Box® version 2023. They won't work with the Pro or MegaPAK version because they need the RealTracks from the 2023 UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, or Audiophile Edition..
Our development team has reviewed program user feedback and applied update to the program. These include enhanced Freeze features, an updated filter for the RealTracks Picker, resolution of the CopyFrom/To option for Lyrics, and various other enhancements.
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